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CEDIA Announces Shortlist for 2015 Awards

Marking another impressive year of entries, CEDIA (the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association) has unveiled the shortlisted finalists for the CEDIA Awards 2015. Celebrating its 10thanniversary this year, the scheme awards the best projects in smart home integration, including the best media rooms, home cinemas, integrated homes and super yacht installations across the EMEA region.

CEDIA Awards 2015

“CEDIA represents the best organisations in home technology and our annual awards act as a great opportunity to celebrate and showcase the outstanding work of our members each year,” says Wendy Griffiths, Executive Director of CEDIA EMEA. “This year proved to be one of the most competitive yet, provoking much debate and deliberation throughout the judging process. The volume of international entries from India, Switzerland, South Africa amongst many others has increased this year, resulting in more international shortlisted entries this year than ever before. We commend all entrants into this year’s scheme, and look forward to seeing the winners unveiled at our Gala Dinner in London on the evening of Friday 3rd July.”

The project shortlist for the CEDIA Awards 2015 is as follows:

Best Media Room under £10,000 (14,000 Euros)
Keeping Life Simple, Cornflake (UK)
Highgate Media Room, H&H Audio Visual (UK)

Best Media Room over £10,000 (14,000 Euros)
Vertice, Kensington Audio Visual (UK)
Hidden Cinema , New Land Solutions Ltd (UK)
High Fideli-Tea, Philharmonic AV (UK)
Hyde Away, Seven Integration (UK)

Best Dressed Rack
Child’s Play, Cornflake (UK)
Small and Mighty, Cornflake (UK)
Wired for Success, SONA Projects (UK)

Best Home Cinema under £40,000 (48,000 Euros)
Cinema The Wilds, Audio Visual Gurus (South Africa)
Bar Cinema, ET Home Cinema (UK)
Leafield House, The Big Picture (UK)

Best Home Cinema £40,000 – £100,000 (48,000-120,000 Euros)
Connoisseur Cinema, 3Logic (Poland)
Hole in the Ground, Ashway Smart Homes (UK)
Electric Cinema, Gibson Integration Limited (UK)
Roman Way, The Big Picture (UK)

Best Home Cinema over £100,000 (120,000 Euros)
The Red Carpet Cinema, MacBee (India)
Saudi Cinema, Archimedia (Saudi Arabia)

Best Lighting Scheme
Lighting a Georgian Townhouse & Mews, Brilliant Lighting (UK)
Lake Reflections, Cornflake UK (UK)
Kingston Upon Thames, KNX Controls Ltd (UK)

Best Yacht Installation
Majesty 135#5, Archimedia (Dubai)
Majesty 122#1, Archimedia (Dubai)
Fireline Squadron Grampus, Bass Kervill (Russia)

Best Showroom
World of Dreams, City Home Cinemas (UK)
Discover Your Senses, De Opera Domotica (Netherlands)
Small, But Perfectly Formed, Perfect Integration (UK)
Seaside Escape, Philharmonic AV (UK)

Best Custom Solution
Westbourne Grove Legacy Upgrade, H&H Audio Visual (UK)
Digital Audio Detangled, Seven Integration (UK)

Best Multiple Scheme for a Property Developer
Great Minster House, Design Innovation (UK)
The Paladio, Graham’s Hi-Fi (UK)
Ellersly Road, HTI Ltd (UK)

Best Integrated Home under £100,000 (140,000 Euros)
The Great Escape, Cornflake (UK)
London Penthouse 20, Graham’s Hi-Fi (UK)
Smart Contemporary Living, Lifestyle Technologies (Cyprus)
Rococo Home, TwentyTwo Integration (UK)
Chelsea Apartment, West London AV Solutions (UK)

Best Integrated Home £100,000 – £250,000 (140,000-350,000 Euros)
Wilton Wonder, Perfect Integration (UK)
Unassuming Integration, SONA Projects (UK)
Project 1047, SONA Projects (UK)
Golf Loft, Woelf (Belgium)

Best Integrated Home over £250,000 (350,000 Euros)
Family Connections, Cornflake (UK)
Alpaca Cam, Cornflake (UK)
JewelBox, Defi Technique SA (Switzerland)
Private Project – South Downs National Park, Nethaus Ltd (UK)

Best Energy Management Solution
JewelBox, Defi Technique SA (Switzerland)

The products and companies featuring in the Best Innovative Product and Best Training Initiative by a Trade Supplier categories will be revealed in the coming weeks, meanwhile, members are invited to cast their vote for Best Trade Supplier. The results will then be announced alongside the other winners at the black tie CEDIA Awards ceremony on Friday 3rd July 2015.

This year, the glittering awards ceremony will take place at the Natural History Museum, London where over 350 guests are expected to attend. The CEDIA Awards 2015 is brought to you by the support of this year’s sponsors AMX, Artcoustic, Kaleidescape, LILIN, Origin Acoustics, Pulse Cinemas and Rako.

Tickets for CEDIA’s black tie event, which includes a sit down dinner and drinks are priced at £160 per person for members and £200 per person for non-members. Tables of 10 are also available to purchase. Please note, buying tickets to the awards will also help a good cause as CEDIA agrees to donate £5 of every ticket to the charity sponsor, WaterAid.

For more information about the CEDIA awards and to book tickets, visit

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